On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1939

Historical Events

  • 1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)
  • Between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake in Erzincam, Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • John Amos, actor (Good Times, Coming to America), born in Newark, New Jersey
1939 Highlights

About December 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn